Let’s be real, asking what the healthiest coffee creamer is is like asking what the best smelling type of poop is. Yes, wombat poop may be the least smelly but it all stinks. In general, adding creamer to your cup of joe makes it significantly less healthy. Which begs the question, how do you add … Read more What is the Healthiest Coffee Creamer?
We’ve all been there, we didn’t get our morning (or mid-morning/afternoon/mid-afternoon/evening) cup of coffee and you feel a dull ache starting to develop. If you’re a caffeine lover (like myself) your dull ache might develop into a raging headache within the next couple of hours unless you can find some liquid caffeinated relief. While the … Read more 7 Ways to Get Rid of a Caffeine Headache (without caffeine)
I remember the first time I had a BANG! energy drink. Unicorn Rainbow flavor. Whatever that is. I was going through a particularly stressful time and had been having huge amounts of caffeine to maintain my schedule of school, night-shift, husband/dad duties, and repeat. BANG! was one of the first and most successful drinks to … Read more What is the Healthiest Source of Caffeine? (it’s not coffee)
Our Foggy Minds… In the past couple of years articles about “brain fog” have been leaping up all over the internet. It seems that everyone (including me) has been in the same boat at one point. We can remember a time when our brains felt sharp, ready to absorb information and crank out any sort … Read more Does Caffeine Cause Brain Fog?
During my first year of college, I figure I consumed almost 200 grams of caffeine. By the end of the year, it seemed like I didn’t have any energy no matter what I drank or did. It wasn’t until a year or so later (when I was even more burned out) that I realized that … Read more My Life Without Caffeine: Is It Better?
Growing up Mormon in Utah taught me a lot of things: Green Jello and funeral potatoes are life-sustaining, Coke is against the Word of Wisdom (‘cuz the caffeine), and, while herbal tea is technically okay, it’s better not to drink it…because it’s tea. This left me in a bit of an odd place when I … Read more What kind of tea can Mormons drink? (Word of Wisdom approved)
If you’re visiting this page, odds are you’ve tried detoxing from caffeine before. When I first became aware of the negative effect that caffeine was having on my body, I tried to quit cold turkey. That was when I found out that I was a noodle of a man… or at least, I thought so … Read more How to Quit Caffeine and Detox (in 3 days)
I didn’t even know how much I relied on caffeine to get me through the day until I didn’t have it. I knew, of course, that caffeine didn’t have much effect on me. In fact, I hadn’t felt energized from caffeine in years. I drank it simply to feel normal levels of energy and avoid … Read more 11 Health Benefits of Giving up Coffee & Going Caffeine Free
If you’re here you’re probably already of something: giving up caffeine is going to suck. You’re probably not one of those rare individuals who can drink 10 cups of coffee per day or 0 with no real difference. In fact, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably fighting a crushing headache, terrible lethargy, and maybe … Read more 10 Tips to Make Giving Up Caffeine Easier